1. They did what human beings looking for freedom, throughout history, have often done. They left.
Research into our study of Daily Rituals.
Gertrude Stein found inspiration in her car. She would sit in it daily and write poetry on scraps of paper.
Gerhard Richter has stuck to the same routine for years. He wakes at 6.15am and makes breakfast for his family. He’s in at his studio by 8am. He stays there until the evening (with a short escape for lunch). His days aren’t filled with painting, but planning and procrastination. He doesn’t start painting until he has created a crisis for himself.